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Nhất Hạnh

Summary: How can we clear the fog of illusion and see things as they really are? Nhất Hạnh show us how mindfulness practices can help us see our real selves. He brings his signature clarity, compassion and humour in these pithy meditations that will lead readers to achieve an awakened, more relaxed state of self-awareness.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Parallax Press 2019

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Dillon, Michael

Summary: "Now available for the first time--more than 50 years after it was written--is the memoir of Michael Dillon/Lobzang Jivaka (1915-62), the British doctor and Buddhist monastic novice chiefly known to scholars of sex, gender, and sexuality for his pioneering transition from female to male between 1939 and 1949, and for his groundbreaking 1946 book Self : A Study in Ethics and Endocrinology. Here...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fordham University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DILLON, MICHAEL DIL

Nhất Hạnh

Summary: "A new gift edition of the classic guide to meditation and mindfulness, featuring archival photography and beautiful calligraphy by Thich Nhat Hanh. Since its publication in 1975, The Miracle of Mindfulness has been cherished by generations of readers for its eloquent and useful introduction to the practice of meditation. Readers interested in an introduction to Buddhist thought, as well as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2016

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Hanson, Rick

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Summary: "SEE THROUGH THE LIES YOUR BRAIN TELLS YOU Why is it easier to ruminate over hurt feelings than it is to bask in the warmth of being appreciated? Your brain was wired this way when it evolved, primed to learn quickly from bad experiences, but not so muchfrom the good ones. It's an ancient survival mechanism that turned the brain into Velcro for the negative, but Teflon for the positive. Life...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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Hardy, Grant

Summary: "[This series] is an epic, comprehensive survey of the East's most influential philosphers and thinkers. In 36 lectures, [the student will be introduced to] the men and women responsible for molding Asian philosophy and for giving birth to a wide variety of spiritual and ideological systems, including Hinduism, Daoism, Confucianism, Sufism, and Buddhism."--Www.thegreatcourses.com.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2011

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 109 GRE
Call number: DVD 109 GRE

Summary: Buddhism challenges some of the most important Western ideas about God, human life, and the self. In Buddhism, there is no single almighty God who created the world. Instead, Buddhism teaches that all of life is suffering, and there is no permanent self. Moreover, it teaches that in accepting that all life is suffering, bliss can be achieved in this life. Buddhism's core philosophy that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 GRE

Ricard, Matthieu.

Summary: In this groundbreaking book, Matthieu Ricard makes a passionate case for happiness as a goal that deserves at least as much energy as any other in our lives. Wealth? Fitness? Career success? How can we possibly place these above true and lasting well-being? Drawing from works of fiction and poetry, Western philosophy, Buddhist beliefs, scientific research, and personal experience, Ricard weaves...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 170 RIC

Dalai Lama

Summary: "This eloquent, impassioned manifesto is possibly the most important message the Dalai Lama can give us about the future of our world. It's his rallying cry, full of solutions for our chaotic, aggressive, divided times: no less than a call for revolution. Are we ready to hear it? Are we ready to act?" -- Publisher annotation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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